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Hansen, Grace

Summary: Learn about one of the wonders of the world: Rome's awesome Colosseum!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.632 HAN

Wolf, Hubert.

Summary: A true, never-before-told story—discovered in a secret Vatican archive—of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent. In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant’Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she was being abused and feared for her life. What the subsequent investigation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 WOL

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the construction of roads and aqueducts in ancient Rome, life and customs along the roads, water distribution and aqueduct maintenance, and the building of bridges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.1 NAR

Mann, Elizabeth.

Summary: Describes the building of the Colosseum in ancient Rome, and tells how it was used.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mikaya Press ; Willowdale, Ont. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.6 MAN

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quo 2008

Kahn, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bookroom 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5632 KAH

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo is taking his Benjamin on a trip to Rome to learn the city's history (and keep him from failing fifth grade), but when they arrive they are immediately pulled into the investigation of the "ghost" of a gladiator that seems to be haunting the Colosseum and scaring tourists away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

Lagercrantz, Rose

Summary: It's spring and Dani is going to Rome for her father's wedding. But Ella is not invited; Dad said no. What will Ella think when she learns she hasn't been invited to her best friend's dad's wedding?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gecko Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAG

Summary: DK Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Rome offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation to Rome and the country of Italy. Each spread bursts with family-focused travel tips and ideas for activities that will engage children, from exploring the Colosseum to touring the Roman Forum to discovering the catacombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Summary: An older American expat living in Rome with his young wife and their daughter is disoriented by his past misgivings and subsequent, unexpected blows to his self-esteem. He wades through this late chapter of his life with an increasingly impaired grasp on reality as he prepares for his next film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TOM

Dazieri, Sandrone

Summary: When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, both still recovering from personal catastrophes, team up to solve the series of killings and abductions that ensues. As they follow the ever-more-bizarre trail of clues, one thing becomes clear: what's really going on is much darker than anyone imagined.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

Summary: "For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRE

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROM

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Blasi, Abigail

Summary: Describes points of interest in Rome, recommends restaurants and hotels, and includes advice on shopping and public transportation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Barrett, Anthony

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Nero became Emperor in A.D 54. On the evening of July 18, 64 A. D., it seems that a lamp was left unextinguished in a stall still heaped with piles of combustible material. Whether this was accidental or deliberate we cannot now determine, and normally it would not have led to anything that would have attracted even local attention. But there was a gusty wind that night, and the flickering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 BAR

McGregor, James H. (James Harvey)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.63 MCG

Steves, Rick

Summary: A series of self-guided tours around the city of Rome including the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Basilica, and the ancient ruins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, an imprint of Perseus Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Anderson, Ariston

Summary: Ready to experience Rome? The experts at Fodor's are here to help. Fodor's Rome travel guide is packed with customizable itineraries with top recommendations, detailed maps of Rome, and exclusive tips from locals. Whether you want to tour the Roman Forum, explore the Vatican, or marvel at the Colosseum, this user-friendly guidebook will help you plan it all out. Our local writers vet every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of MH Sub I, LLC, dba Internet Brands 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.56 FOD

Kertzer, David I.

Summary: Draws on previously unknown documents from the Vatican archives to detail a plot on the part of Pope Pius IX and his successor, Leo XIII, to block the unification of Italy and to seize control of Rome and the Papal States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.63 KER

Summary: A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careers from slapstick to tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SOR

Summary: Energetic and sprawling, brimming with culture and piled high with layers of history: Rome is a beguiling, vivacious ever-changing creature. Good guidance is essential: it's easy to be waylaid by the big-ticket sites, myriad trattorias and cobblestoned shopping streets. Then again, who doesn't enjoy being distracted by a scenic spot to perch for aperitivo? We've pushed past the charm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Summary: Rick Steves takes you off-the-beaten-path of some of his favorite European cities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Door Productions 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 RIC

Summary: It is a behind-the-scenes look at the world of fashion, featuring unprecedented access to the high temples of Haute Couture. Follows the legendary Valentino and his longtime business partner, Giancarlo Giammetti during the final two years of their careers, and shows the struggles the two men face as they confront the final act of a nearly 50-year career at the top of the world's most glamorous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF VAL

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